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2018 O’Brien Finalists Announced On Tuesday, December 18, Standardbred Canada announced the finalists for the 2018 O’Brien Awards, which honour…
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 15:39

Appeal Fee Changes

Notice to all Licensees As Horse Racing Alberta (HRA) is mandated by the Horse Racing Alberta Act (Act) to control,…
Singles Cruise broke well and was a solid second for most of the race, but was overtaken at the finish…
Sunday, 18 November 2018 13:48

Hoofprints - November 18

It was a beautiful crisp autumn afternoon as the Alberta standardbred community turned out to celebrate the Super Finals at…
Friday, 16 November 2018 09:37

Sugar's Super Final Preview

Late in the stakes season and now it's time for the Alberta 'showcase showdown' with the rich 'Super Finals' program carded for Saturday,…
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 05:48

Hoofprints - November 12

The excitement level is building this week, heading into Saturday’s Super Finals day at Century Downs. A total of $380,000…
When Escape Clause, the filly from Manitoba by way of Alberta, strode into the winner’s circle at Del Mar California…
Monday, 05 November 2018 14:49

Hoofprints - November 5

Exit Smiling missed out on two of the biggest harness races of the summer, the Ralph Klein Memorial and the…
Exercise Rider Instructor, Exercise Rider and Jockey Training Program, Continuing Education Competition #:   1066 Position Type: Contract Closing Date:  November 9, 2018 or…
Monday, 29 October 2018 17:06

Hoofprints - October 29

Stronger fields, higher wagering, and the emergence of new stars are the headlines as the Alberta thoroughbred community celebrated the…
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 13:23

Horses Hit Century Mile Racetrack

The first hooves will hit the mile long track this Friday. Edmonton, AB – Century Mile Racetrack and Casino, which…
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:02

Imagine Two Pictures...

One is a shot of a cloudy, dreary fall Tuesday night of harness racing at Northlands race track. A light…
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 08:39

Hoofprints - October 23

Well, the stage is just about set for the final weekend of thoroughbred racing for the season at Century Downs…
I think we’ve all had about enough snow, and hope it stays away for the rest of the meet! Thank…
Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:38

It could have been a disaster

Tuesday morning harness trainer Chris Lancaster had just finished jogging Lady Neigh Neigh, one of the favourites in Friday’s $22,500…
Thursday, 18 October 2018 09:09

Stakes races highlight final weekend at RMTC

The racing Gods finally smiled on Rocky Mountain Turf Club the last day of racing with some decent weather. For…
Monday, 15 October 2018 14:52

Hoofprints - October 15

We’re down to the final two weekends of thoroughbred and quarter horse racing for the season at Century Downs. The…
Mike Hennessy walked on water, made elephants disappear and solved a Rubik’s Cube blindfolded Saturday afternoon at Northlands. One of…
Thursday, 11 October 2018 09:41

Can history repeat for Hoerdt?

Can the proverbial lightning strikes twice happen again? Two years ago trainer-driver Kelly Hoerdt qualified four three-year-old fillies for the…
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 10:19

Hoofprints - October 9

There is no more devoted fan of the sport of thoroughbred racing than Calgary businessman, Don Danard. It is a…
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